Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Color Greige

Greige, a color that’s a mix of gray and beige, has been a hot color this year.  I first heard about it with the Chanel nail polish.  My sister tells me that in her area, there have been waiting lists … Continue reading

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The Accidental Bracelet

This happens from time to time.  I set out to make a bracelet using one of the blue chalcedony chunks in the photo below.  I wanted to do a design that was big and chunky with colors that did not … Continue reading

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Real Flower Jewelry

Flowers have long been used to accent women’s beauty and the thought of flowers close to a woman’s face never fails to bring Billie Holiday to my mind.  That single gardenia tucked behind one ear created a signature look that … Continue reading

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One Sweet Customer

One of my customers sent me these beautiful treasures – isn’t she a sweetheart!!  She was vacationing recently in the Lake Champlain/Maquam Shore area and picked up these lovelies while walking along the beach.  I love working natural elements like … Continue reading

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Like Summer Seas

I finally used the beautiful lampwork glass beads I got from Ellen Dooley and am loving the results.  It took me a while to cut the strand because they just looked so pretty tied up together.  But I did and … Continue reading

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Jewel Embellished Tops

I was in AT Loft yesterday browsing around.  I didn’t need anything, I was just looking.  I also call it “jewelry research” – keeping an eye on what’s happening in accessories.  I noticed a lot of tanks and tees embellished … Continue reading

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Adding Splashes of Color

I’m making progress with enamels and love the vibrant colors that are coming into my work as a result.  I’m still very new at it and know I have a lot to learn, but I’m enjoying the tiny amount I’m … Continue reading

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